Guarding the stone at Silver Lake Park

The Baldwin Fire Department responded to four brush fires at different times throughout the day Nov. 27 at Veterans Memorial Plaza at Silver Lake Park, Fire Chief Timothy Hughes said. Sanitary …


Getting to know the chamber’s new president

This past Nov. 4, Franky Jorge, vice president of operations at GalaFresh Farms in Baldwin, was sworn in as the new chamber president by County Executive Laura Curran at Baldwin’s American …


Thrift store a safe haven for man’s best friend

Thrift Paws, a thrift store on Grand Ave, gives back to the Baldwin community and heads the organization Ruff House Rescue in Oceanside. The shop, which is completely run by volunteers all over Long …


Baldwin chamber lights up Christmas

The Baldwin Chamber of Commerce kicked off the Christmas season Dec. 5 with its annual tree lighting at the Baldwin Historical Society, attracting more than 300 people for holiday treats, …


Longtime family business vandalized

In the early morning of Nov. 27, the business office of Erik Mahler, a former Baldwin Chamber of Commerce president and local realtor, was graffitied with “RAIST,” a misspelling of …


An inauguration like no other

I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.


How progressives might be left in the lurch

When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.

Randi Kreiss

Can your stove talk to you?

I really needed to get on the Smart HQ website to get my new G.E. Café Series kitchen appliances online. Oh, you didn’t know? You must have internet-friendly ovens and cooktops these days.

Jerry Kremer

RIP Paul Jackson, renowned South Shore historian

The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . .